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McLoughlin House

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713 Center St, Oregon City, OR 97045-1948
+1 503-656-5146
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So they call McLoughlin the father of Oregon which is kind of quaint, but shows the level of... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
MouseDance
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Frederick
Free Tour of McLoughlin House On Fridays and Saturdays

I finally visited Oregon City on a day that the McLoughlin House is Open to the public for tours... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
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The luxurious mid 19th century home of entrepreneur and Oregon City founder John McLoughlin.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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713 Center St, Oregon City, OR 97045-1948
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+1 503-656-5146
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

So they call McLoughlin the father of Oregon which is kind of quaint, but shows the level of importance he had in the early settlement/fur trading days of the region. The tour is quite informative and will help you see/understand the region more fully after...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

I finally visited Oregon City on a day that the McLoughlin House is Open to the public for tours. The Tour is Free and takes about 45 minutes. To go on the tour you go next door to the Barclay House. This is the museum...More

Thank RSNN
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

My wife grew up in Oregon City and I thought it would be fun to visit the McLoughlin House during a trip to visit her family. Her relatives jokingly asked if we were going on a school field trip (it's definitely the kind of place...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

John McLoughlin, chief factor for the Hudson's Bay Company, was arguably the most important white man during the colonization of the Pacific Northwest. He established Fort Vancouver in 1825, which bought fur animals from both Native Americans and others. He also helped countless pioneers as...More

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Reviewed January 20, 2017

If you want to understand the settling of the Portland area start here. A national park with funky hours, it has the grave of McLoughlin the Master of this station for the British and his Native American wife. It was his dissatisfaction with the British...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

You should do a little research before going, just based on what they told us if I had not already known who Dr. McLaughlin was I would not have gotten it from this tour, The fact that this is free makes me really love it!...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

We live close by and decided to explore our local sites. I'm really glad we did as we learned a lot about the early settlers and how Oregon City was founded. The grounds are really pretty in the summer and very shady. It is interesting...More

Thank cshowalter
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This house and tour is operated by a history club jointly with the NPS as part of the Fort Vancouver unit. I'm really glad we took the tour here first before visiting Fort Vancouver because it really immersed us in the Oregonian history and the...More

Thank Theresa C
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

My mother and I went and did the tour, they were very full of knowledge. The house's were taken care of and they were full of original and beautiful history.

Thank McKenna L
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Really enjoyed this... Wonderful History, graves on site as well. Nice that there is still some history right in the middle of town.

Thank mynameisD
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